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Playgirl Killer (1967)

 -  Horror  -  26 July 1968 (Canada)
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A rich, lonely woman hires a drifter as a live-in handyman. The drifter turns out to be a psycho artist who has beautiful women model for him, then kills them.

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Cast

Cast overview:
William Kerwin ...
Bill
Jean Christopher ...
Arlene
Andrée Champagne ...
Nikki
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Bob
Mary Lou Collier ...
Pat Seeley (as Mary Lou Collins)
Linda Christopher ...
Betty
Jacqueline Douguet
Denise Andrieux
Diane Woliner
Ted Rust
Serge Lasalle
D. Jones
Kathleen Mount
Allan F. Nicholls ...
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Driven by a heated passion. Haunted by an exotic and misty recurring nightmare. Obsessed with a beauty he can paint but not possess, a psychotic artist twists his inspiration into a deranged killing spree. At a country lake, the artist goes insane when his beautiful model will not keep still. In a maddened frenzy, he kills her with his spear gun. The murderous spree has begun. At a nearby mansion, the artist is hired as a handyman. But as his madness drives him further and further into his own nightmarish world, he lashes out again...and again...and again, creating a grotesque museum of victims in the walk-in freezer. But as the murderer prepares to kill his final victim a power failure occurs. His ghastly vision shatters into an even more terrifying reality. Playgirl Killer...paint it red for passion, red for rage, and red for his beautiful but bloodied victims. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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Flesh-creeping thriller! See more »

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Horror

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26 July 1968 (Canada)  »

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Decoy For Terror  »

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CAD 150,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

The first and last cinematographic role for the singer Neil Sedaka. See more »

Quotes

Nikki: [when being massaged] Ooh Bill, you have such soft hands. It makes me tingle all over.
Bill: A cold shower would do that too.
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Referenced in Nightmare in Canada: Canadian Horror on Film (2004) See more »

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The Waterbug
Performed by Neil Sedaka
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Corman or Lewis would have loved it.
10 June 2001 | by (Montreal, Quebec (Canada)) – See all my reviews

This movie is quite reminiscent of the 60's b-films by either Roger Corman or Hershell Gordon Lewis. All the women look like playboy models, it has characters come in and out of the story needlessly and for little reason other than the fact that they could only hire their "star" (in this case Neil Sedaka) for a day or two. There's the weird-O-rama soundtrack from Hell consisting of lots of single sustained organ notes, and lots of neat location shots of characters running around to and from each other. I'm quite partial to this film since it was made in Montreal and I recognize many of the sites where it was made even after almost 35 years. There is no way to reccomend this other than saying that if you like the works of either H.G. Lewis or Roger Corman you'll want to add it to your collection. Otherwise you'll find the somewhat sadistic storyline, grindingly slow style and cardboard characters who talk like Edgar Allan Poe wrote their lines quite anachronistic and dull compared to todays films.


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